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Alumni Update! '40 Under 40' honoree - Mark Folkes

Friday, June 8, 2018

Alumni update!

'40 Under 40' honoree took over newly created role ahead of theater's $32 Million project.

Mark Folkes - BA, Drama, 3 Year/Fine & Performing Arts (2006)

 
Mark Folkes had wanted to be a part of Stages Repertory Theatre for about seven years before being named managing director in 2015.
 
Folkes has been interested in performing arts — and musical theater in particular — since he was a child. So when he moved to Houston about 10 years ago, he started exploring the city’s theater scene.
 
“I was attending performances at The Alley and TUTS (Theatre Under the Stars), but I came to my first show at Stages and just completely fell in love with this place,” Folkes said.